Leonardo DiCaprio
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Biography  . Leonardo DiCaprio, he is very popular young actor. 

He started getting attention in the 1998 movie "Titanic" where he played Jack. DiCaprio, the sexy hunk with blue bedroom eyes, became the heartthrob of the moment. 

The Man In The Iron Mask - In his second film of 1998, "The Man In The Iron Mask",  Leo has dual roles of Louis XIV of France and his twin brother, Phillippe. That's double Leo! For the film, Leonardo had to learn to fence and dance At first the mask was claustrophobic, but he became used to it after a short time. "The Man In The Iron Mask" is opening extremely wide and is expected to have an excellent opening weekend. Opening weekend of Iron Mask marked the first time this decade when one star, Leonardo DiCaprio, had the top two films at the box office. 

Titanic - He started 1998 in the role of Jack Dawson , a young man in love with society girl Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) in the recent blockbuster "Titanic". That movie has now made Leonardo a household word with a legion of fans. 

Before Titanic - This talented 23-year old has been winning the hearts of young women since his days on the TV Series "Growing Pains" in 1991. Following were some 13 movies including an Oscar nomination and Golden Globe nomination for his role of Arnie Grape in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" In 1996 he wowed audiences in the remake of the romantic classic "Romeo and Juliet", and also as Maryl Streep's troubled son "Hank" in the alternately touching and funny film "Marvin's Room." 

Bio 

    Leonardo DiCaprio 
    Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio 
    November 11, 1974 
    Los Angeles, CA 
    Scorpio
Awards
1998 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Actor - Drama - "Titanic"
1998 - MTV Movie Award - Best Male Performance - "Titanic"
1997 - Silver Berlin Bear - Best Actor - "Romeo + Juliet"
1997 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Actor - Romance - "Romeo + Juliet"
1993 - LA Film Critics - New Generation Award
1993 - National Board of Review Award - Best Supporting Actor - "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"
Nominations
1999 - People's Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1998 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Titanic"
1998 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by a Cast - with the cast of "Titanic"
1998 - Golden Satellite Award - Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Titanic"
1998 - MTV Movie Award - Best Kiss and Best On-Screen Duo - with Kate Winslet - "Titanic"
1997 - MTV Movie Award - Best Male Performance - "Romeo + Juliet"
1997 - MTV Movie Award - Best Kiss and Best On-Screen Duo - with Claire Danes - "Romeo + Juliet"
1994 - Oscar - Best Supporting Actor - "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"
1994 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"
Awards 
  • MTV Award 1998 Best Male Performer for "Titanic" as voted by MTV audience and presented at awards cermony Sat 30 May 1998. It will be televised on MTV Thursday 4 June.
Television Appearances 
  • 15 commercials for Matchbox Cars, bubble gum, toys, and cereal
  • Mickey's Safety Club - educational film
  • How to Deal with a Parent Who Takes Drugs - educational film
  • Lassie - guest appearance
  • The Outsiders - guest appearance
  • Santa Barbara - daytime drama
  • A Circus Fantasy - guest appearance
  • Roseanne - guest appearance
  • Parenthood - series in which Leonardo played Garry Buckman
  • Growing Pains - series in which Leonardo played Luke Brower in the show's 1991-1992 season. Yes, in one episode he does wear a sailor's outfit.
Films
1998 - The Man in the Iron Mask .... King Louis/Philippe 
1998 - Celebrity .... Brandon Darrow 
1998 - Don's Plum .... Derek
1997 - Titanic .... Jack Dawson
1996 - Marvin's Room .... Hank
1996 - Romeo + Juliet .... Romeo 
1995 - Total Eclipse .... Arthur Rimbaud 1995 - The Basketball Diaries .... Jim Carroll 
1995 - The Quick and the Dead .... Kid  1995 - Les Cent et une nuits .... Furtive and Friendly Appearance
1994 - The Foot Shooting Party 
1993 - What's Eating Gilbert Grape .... Arnie Grape
1993 - This Boy's Life .... Toby 
1992 - Poison Ivy .... Guy
1991 - Critters 3 .... Josh
Fan Mail can be sent to 
    Leonardo DiCaprio 
    c/o Addis-Weschler & Assoc. 
    955 South Carrill Drive 
    Ste 300 
    Los Angeles, CA 90048 
    U.S.A. 

    Leonardo DiCaprio 
    Creative Artist Agency 
    9830 Wilshire Blvd. 
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Films 
Status
. "The Beach" - 1999 release.  Cast includes: Guillaume Canet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Staffan Kihlbom, Virginie Ledoyen, Magnus Lindgren, Victoria Smurfit, Tilda Swinton.

"The Chet Baker Story" - 2000 release with Leonardo DiCaprio as Chet Baker.
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Links . Leonardo DiCaprio -Official Web Site 

Titanic movie information - Information on Titanic the movie. 

Titanic movie review - Film review by Michael Maynez 

Movies Future - Upcoming movies, release dates, and official links to their web sites. 

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 
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